NC STEM Policy Fellowship

Funding Agency:
North Carolina Sea Grant

The NC STEM Policy Fellowship places graduate students into state government offices focusing on policy topics related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The 12-month, full-time  fellowship also includes a competitive stipend and health care costs. Funding partners include the Burroughs Wellcome Fund and North Carolina Sea Grant.

Deadline: Completed applications are due by March 23, 2021.

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicants must receive a graduate degree no later than Dec. 31, 2021, and no earlier than July 31, 2020.
  • The master’s or doctoral degree in a STEM or related discipline must be earned through one of North Carolina’s accredited, public or private institutes of higher education.
  • Students are eligible regardless of nationality. Domestic and international students may apply.
  • Applicants must have an interest in state and national policy decisions on STEM topics.

Funding Type



Grad/Prof Students


Engineering and Physical Sciences
Environmental & Life Sciences
Social Sciences

External Deadline

March 23, 2021